Recent Publications


Dr. Stephen L. Skinner

Refereed Journal Articles (2005 - present)

  • Skinner, S.L., Sokal, K.R., and Guedel, M., 2019, ApJ, 871, 116
    Chandra Observations of the Massive Star-Forming Region Onsala 2

  • Guedel, M., Eibensteiner, C., Dionatos, O., Audard, M., Forbrich, J., Kraus, S., Rab, Ch.,
    Schneider, Ch., Skinner, S., and Vorobyov, E., 2018, A&A, 620, L1.
    ALMA Detects a Radial Disk Wind in DG Tauri

  • Skinner, S.L., Schneider, P.C., Audard, M., and Guedel, M., 2018, ApJ, 855, 143.
    Resolving the Inner Arcsecond of the RY Tau Jet with HST

  • Skinner, S.L. and Guedel, M., 2017, ApJ, 839, 45.
    XMM-Newton X-ray Observations of LkCa 15: A T Tauri Star With a Formative Planetary System

  • Koenigsberger, G., Schmutz, W. and Skinner, S.L., 2017, A&A, 601, A121
    Does the Wolf-Rayet Binary CQ Cephei Undergo Sporadic Mass Transfer Events?

  • Skinner, S.L., Audard, M., and Guedel, M., 2016, ApJ, 826, 84.
    Chandra and XMM-Newton X-ray Observations of the Hyperactive T Tauri Star RY Tau

  • Zhekov, S.A. and Skinner, S.L., 2015, MNRAS, 452, 872.
    X-rays from the Oxygen-type Wolf-Rayet Binary WR30a

  • Schneider, P.C., Guenther, H.M., Robrade, J., Facchini, S., Hodapp, K.W., Manara, C.F.,
    Perdelwitz, V., Schmitt, J.H.M.M., Skinner, S., and Wolk, S.J., 2015, A&A, 584, 9.
    The Nature of the 2014-2015 Dim State of RW Aurigae Revealed by X-ray, Optical, and Near-IR Observations

  • Pooley, D., Green, J.D., Skinner, S., and Guedel, M., 2015, ATel no. 7025.
    X-Ray Detection of 2MASS J06593-0405277

  • Skinner, S.L., Zhekov, S.A., Guedel, M., and Schmutz, W., 2014, ApJ, 799, 124.
    A Chandra Observation of the Eclipsing Wolf-Rayet Binary CQ Cep

  • Liebhart, A., Guedel, M., Skinner, S., and Green, J., 2014, A&A, 570, 11.
    X-ray Emission From an FU Ori Star in Early Outburst: HBC 722

  • Skinner, S.L. and Guedel, M. , 2014, ApJ, 788, 101.
    Chandra Resolves the T Tauri Binary System RW Aur

  • Skinner, S.L. Rebull, R., and Guedel, M. , 2014, AJ, 147, 88.
    An X-ray and Infrared Survey of the Lynds 1228 Cloud Core

  • Zhekov, S.A., Gagne, M., and Skinner, S.L. , 2014, ApJ, 785, 8.
    A Chandra Grating Observation of the Dusty Wolf-Rayet Star WR48a

  • Skinner, S.L. and Guedel, M. , 2013, ApJ, 765, 3.
    X-ray Irradiation of the LkCa 15 Protoplanetary Disk

  • Lynch, C., Mutel, R.L., Guedel, M., Ray, T., Skinner, S.L., Schneider, P.C., and Gayley, K.G., 2013, ApJ, 766, 53.
    VLA Observations of DG Tau's Radio Jet: A Highly Collimated Thermal Outflow

  • Skinner, S.L., Zhekov, S.A., Guedel, M., Schmutz, W., and Sokal, K.R., 2012, AJ, 143, 116.
    New X-ray Detections of WNL Stars

  • Skinner, S.L., Audard, M., and Guedel, M., 2011, ApJ, 737, 19.
    Chandra Evidence for Extended X-ray Structure in RY Tau

  • Zhekov, S.A., Gagne, M., and Skinner, S.L., 2011, ApJL, 727L, 17.
    XMM-Newton Observations Reveal Very High X-ray Luminosity from the Carbon-rich Wolf-Rayet Star WR 48a

  • Skinner, S.L., Guedel, M., Briggs, K.R., and Lamzin, S.A., 2010, ApJ, 722, 1654.
    Chandra Reveals Variable Multi-Component X-ray Emission from FU Orionis

  • Sokal, K.R., Skinner, S.L., Zhekov, S.A., Guedel, M., and Schmutz, W., 2010, ApJ, 715, 1327.
    Chandra Detects the Rare Oxygen-Type Wolf-Rayet WR 142 and OB Stars in Berkeley 87

  • Audard, M., Stringfellow, G.S., Guedel, M., Skinner, S.L., Walter, F.M., Guinan, E.F., Hamilton, R.T., Briggs, K.R.,
    and Baldovin-Saavedra, C., 2010, A&A, 511, 63.
    A Multi-Wavelength Study of the Young Star V1118 Orionis in Outburst

  • Skinner, S.L., Zhekov, S.A., Guedel, M., Schmutz, W., and Sokal, K.R., 2009, AJ, 139, 825.
    X-ray Emission from Nitrogen-Type Wolf-Rayet Stars

  • Skinner, S.L., Sokal, K.R., Megeath, S.T., Guedel, M., Audard, M., Flaherty, K.M., Meyer, M.R., and Damineli, A.., 2009, ApJ, 701, 710.
    Chandra and Spitzer Imaging of the Infrared Cluster in NGC 2071

  • Skinner, S.L., Sokal, K.R., Guedel, M., and Briggs, K.R., 2009, ApJ, 696, 766.
    X-ray Emission from the FU Orionis Star V1735 Cygni

  • Skinner, S.L., Sokal, K.R., Cohen, D.H., Gagne, M., Owocki, S.P., and Townsend, R.D., 2008, ApJ, 683, 796
    High-Resolution Chandra X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy of the Sigma Orionis Cluster

  • Guedel, M., Briggs, K.R., Montmerle, T., Audard, M., Rebull, L., and Skinner, S.L., 2008, Science, 319, 309
    Million-Degree Plasma Pervading the Extended Orion Nebula

  • Guedel, M., Skinner, S.L., Audard, M., Briggs, K.R., and Cabrit, S., 2008, A&A, 478, 797
    Discovery of a Bipolar X-ray Jet from the T Tauri Star DG Tau

  • Skinner, S.L., Zhekov, S.A., Guedel, M., and Schmutz, W., 2007, MNRAS, 378, 1491
    XMM-Newton Observations of the Wolf-Rayet Binary System WR 147

  • Guedel, M., Skinner, S.L., Melnikov., S.Y., Audard, M., Telleschi, A., and Briggs, K.R., 2007, A&A, 468, 529
    X-rays from T Tauri: A Test Case for Accreting T Tauri Stars

  • Skinner, S.L., Simmons, A.E., Audard, M., and Guedel, M., 2006, ApJ, 658, 1144
    Hard X-rays and Fluorescent Iron Emission from the Embedded Infrared Cluster in NGC 2071

  • Skinner, S.L., Briggs, K.R., and Guedel, M., 2006, ApJ, 643, 995
    The Unusual X-ray Spectrum of FU Orionis

  • Skinner, S.L., Simmons, A.E., Zhekov, S.A., Teodoro, M., Damineli, A., and Palla, F., 2006, ApJ, 639, L35
    A Rich Population of X-ray Emitting Wolf-Rayet Stars in the Galactic Starburst Cluster Westerlund 1

  • Skinner, S.L., Perna, R., and Zhekov, S.A., 2006, ApJ, 653, 587
    The Chandra X-ray Spectrum of the 10.6s Pulsar in Westerlund 1: Testing the Magnetar Hypothesis

  • Skinner, S.L., Zhekov, S.A., Palla, F., Barbosa, C., 2005, MNRAS, 361, 191
    Chandra X-ray Observations of the Young Stellar Cluster NGC 6193 in the Ara OB1 Association

    Recent Conference Presentations

  • Skinner, S.L, Guedel, M., Schmutz, W., and Zhekov, S. 2018, presented at:
    American Astronomical Society 232nd Meeting (Denver, CO, 4-6 June 2018)
    Chandra Observations of the Eclipsing Wolf-Rayet Binary CQ Cep Over a Full Orbital Cycle

  • Skinner, S.L, Sokal, K.R., and Guedel, M., 2018, presented at:
    American Astronomical Society 231st Meeting (Washington, DC, 8-12 January 2018)
    A Chandra X-ray Mosaic of the Onsala 2 Star-Forming Region

  • Skinner, S., Audard, M., Guedel, M., and Schneider, C., 2017, presented at:
    Francesco's Legacy: Star Formation in Space and Time (Florence, Italy, 5-9 June 2017 )
    HST and Chandra Observations of the RY Tau Jet

  • Skinner, S.L. and Guedel, M., 2017, AAS (nr. 241.09), presented at:
    American Astronomical Society 229th Meeting (Grapevine, TX, 3-7 January 2017)
    X-Ray Observations of LkCa 15: A T Tauri Star Hosting a Protoplanetary System

  • Skinner, S.L, 2016, presented at:
    XMM-Newton: The Next Decade (Madrid, Spain, 9-11 May 2016)
    X-rays from Pre-Main Sequence Stars: Recent Results and Future Challenges

  • Skinner, S.L., Audard, M., and Guedel, M., 2016, AAS (nr. 236.01), presented at:
    American Astronomical Society 227th Meeting (Kissimmee, FL, 4-8 January 2016)
    X-Ray Grating Spectroscopy of the T Tauri Star RY Tau

  • Skinner, S.L., Zhekov, S., Guedel, M., and Schmutz, W., 2015, AAS (nr. 344.12), presented at:
    American Astronomical Society 225th Meeting (Seattle, WA, 4-8 January 2015)
    A Chandra Observation of the Eclipsing Wolf-Rayet Binary CQ Cep

  • Audard, M. et al. (12 co-authors), 2014, major review article to appear in:
    Protostars and Planets VI (eds. H. Beuther et al.)
    Episodic Accretion in Young Stars

  • Skinner, S.L. and Guedel, M., 2014, AAS (nr. 345.12), presented at:
    American Astronomical Society 223rd Meeting (National Harbor, MD 5-9 January 2014)
    A Chandra Observation of the Jet-Driving T Tauri Star RW Aur

  • Skinner, S.L., Rebull, L.M., Nagel, B., Guedel, M., Audard, M., and Padgett, D., 2013, AAS (nr. 256.24), presented at:
    American Astronomical Society 221st Meeting (Long Beach, CA 6-10 January 2013)
    X-ray and Infrared Observations of the L1228 Dark Cloud and the Exciting Source of HH 200

  • Skinner, S.L., Guedel, M., Liebhart, A., Audard, M., and Briggs, K., 2012, BAAS, 44 (4) (nr. 334.05), presented at:
    American Astronomical Society 220th Meeting (Anchorage, AK 10-14 June 2012)
    X-rays from Jets in Accreting T Tauri Stars

  • Skinner, S.L., Audard, M., and Guedel, M., 2012, BAAS, 44 (2) (nr. 337.15), presented at:
    American Astronomical Society 219th Meeting (Austin,TX 8-12 Jan. 2012)
    Chandra Reveals Unusual X-ray Emission from the Jet-Driving T Tauri Star RY Tau

  • Skinner, S.L., presented at:
    JENAM 2011 Meeting (St. Petersburg, Russia 4-8 July 2011)
    Massive Star Formation in the Cygnus Onsala 2 Complex

  • Skinner, S.L., Guedel, M., Schmutz, W., and Zhekov, S., 2011, BAAS, 43 (nr. 338.19), presented at:
    American Astronomical Society 217th Meeting (Seattle, WA 9-12 Jan. 2011)
    New X-ray Detections of Late Nitrogen-type (WNL) Wolf-Rayet Stars

  • Skinner, S., Sokal, K., Guedel, M., and Zhekov, S., 2010, in Proceed. Great Barriers in High Mass Star Formation, presented at:
    Great Barriers in High Mass Star Formation (Townsville, Australia 13 -17 Sept. 2010)
    High-Mass Star Formation in Cygnus: Berkeley 87 and the Onsala 2 Region

  • Sokal, K.R., Skinner, S.L., Zhekov, S.A., and Guedel, M., 2010, BAAS, 43 (nr. 421.02), presented at:
    American Astronomical Society 216th Meeting (Miami, FL 23 - 26 May 2010)
    Chandra X-ray Observations of the Onsala 2 (ON 2) Star-Forming Region

  • Skinner, S.L., 2010, BAAS, 41, 684 (nr. 17.10), presented at:
    AAS High-Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD) 11th Meeting (Kona, HI 1 - 4 March 2010)
    A Survey of X-ray Emission from Wolf-Rayet Stars

  • Skinner, S.L., Sokal, K.R., Zhekov, S.A., Guedel, M., and Schmutz, W., 2010, BAAS, 42, 567 (nr. 478.11), presented at:
    American Astronomical Society 215th Meeting (Washington, D.C. 3 - 7 Jan. 2010)
    Chandra X-ray Observations of the Young Stellar Cluster Berkeley 87 and its Oxygen-Type Wolf-Rayet Star WR 142

  • Sokal, K.R., Skinner, S., Audard, M., Guedel, M., Meyer, M., Flaherty, K., and Damineli, A., 2009, BAAS, 41, 321 (nr. 442.15), presented at:
    American Astronomical Society 213th Meeting (Long Beach, CA 5 - 8 Jan. 2009)
    The X-ray Population in the Infrared Cluster in NGC 2071 as Observed by Chandra

  • Skinner, S.L., Sokal, K.R., Guedel, M., and Briggs, K.R. 2008, presented at:
    New Light on Young Stars: Spitzer's View of Circumstellar Disks (Pasadena, CA 26 - 30 Oct. 2008)
    X-ray and Infrared Observations of the IC 5146 Dark Cloud and the FU Orionis Star Elias 1-12

  • Skinner, S.L., Zhekov, S.A., Guedel, M., Schmutz, W., and Sokal, K.R., 2008, presented at:
    Hot Massive Stars: A Lifetime of Influence (Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, AZ 12 - 15 Oct. 2008)
    X-ray Emission from Wolf-Rayet Stars

  • Sokal, K.R. and Skinner, S.L., 2007, American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts (211th AAS Meeting, Austin, TX), 211, 58.40
    The Chandra ACIS X-ray View of Young Stars in the Sigma Orionis Cluster

  • Skinner, S.L., Briggs, K.R., Guedel, M., and Sokal, K.R., 2007, American Astronomical Society Meeting Abstracts (211th AAS Meeting, Austin, TX), 211, 62.27
    X-ray Emission from Accreting FU Orionis Stars

  • Skinner, S., Sokal, K., Damineli, A., Palla, F., and Zhekov, S., 2007, in Proceed. Star Disk Interaction
    in Young Stars
    , IAU Symp. 243, Grenoble, France, eds. J. Bouvier & I. Appenzeller (Cambridge U. Press).
    Spitzer Observations of the Young Stellar Cluster NGC 6193 in the Ara OB1 Association


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